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SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2011 1:00pm PDT
you good health and happiness in the years to come. sincerely yours, diane feinstein, united states senator -- dianne feinstein, united states senator." [applause] >> i don't know what to say. i'm so overwhelmed. it really feels good to get some recognition from the politicians and top politicians. i'm glad that i lived to see this day. [applause] and i want to thank all who have made this day possible, including all the people at the library that put this event together. thank you very much. [applause] >> now, i would like to introduce the driving force behind this program, and award- winning, internationally known storyteller, recording artist, and educator. she is a truth teller and an artist for social change. she has made it her life's work to tell history through the words of its off forgotten witnesses. zero two one-women shows -- she wrote two one-women shows. she told the true story of the 1955-1956 montgomery bus boycott through the eyes of four women. please help me welcome her. >> i guess you are wondering why i'm standing here. [inaudible] my teachers have been teaching
CNN
Jul 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
democratic senator, diane feinstein. presidential politics with governor tim pawlenty in iowa doing what it takes. >> he's the president. come on out to the lawn of the white house or the microphone and tell us your plan on entitlement reform, and he won't indict because he doesn't have the courage to do it. >> i am candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." late into the night, leaders on capitol hill scrambled to put together a last-minute debt deal, now being considered a two-step plan that would raise the debt ceiling through 2011 in exchange for a trillion dollars in spending cuts. both sides are onboard. but the hang-up is the second increase that will be needed in 2012. before that happens republicans want a special commission to outline future reductions. a no-go at the white house. i spoke with treasury secretary, tim geithner, earlier. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> nice to see you. >> you heard the two-tier plan coming from the republicans. let me have the white house take on it. >> let me tell you what we're trying to do, okay? we move the threat of default from t
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am PDT
agency, but first joining me now from the senate california democrat diane feinstein chair of the senate intelligence committee. as we wait for the president to come out, he's back in the oval office. you can see elizabeth warren through the glass there. but he'll be coming out to announce the new consumer protection agency. where do you stand -- oh, here comes the president. senator -- the frustration of live television. i wanted to ask you about the budget battle and the showdown over the debt ceiling. can we come back to you in just a moment, i hope? >> you certainly can. >> let's listen to the president make his announcement. >> it's been almost three years since the financial crisis pulled the economy into a deep recession. and millions of families are still hurting because of it. and trying to get by on one income instead of two, on fewer shifts at the plant or at the hospital. they're cutting expenses. and giving up on a family night out so there's money for groceries. and for a lot of families things were tough even before the recession. so we've got to get the economy gro
KOFY
Jul 27, 2011 9:00pm PDT
ruling is issued so we shall see. >>> some more local politics tonight. senator diane feinstein is making it clear who she would like to see run for mayor of san francisco a job she, of course, held years guy. even though interim mayor ed lee promised not to run and when took this job as carolyn tyler reports he is now considering. >> reporter: ed lee is out of the offense, in fact out of town. his ears must be burning. after signing the city budget the interim mayor announced he may want to continue in the job. he is considering running in november. alex clemons is a veteran political consultant. >> ed lee has had the best job in american politics for six months. he has been selected to run a great town. he has had none of the targets that politicians usually have on their backs. i think it will be an interesting change for him and the rest of the folks in the mayor's race if he declares. >> reporter: lee would break a promise he made to supervisors to not seek a full term. >> would you have voted for him if f you knew that he would try running? >> no, no, we all voted for ed lee
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
wouldn't run. earlier, diane feinstein encouraged him to run for the job he was appointed to last year. the leader of the run ed run campaign says that feinstein's endorsement is huge. >> he will bring together women to support him. it brings political factions to support him. and she brings together san francisco outside of the grass roots effort. >> lee is on vacation this week, and has until august 12th to file. they considered earlier to replace mayor newsom, who said he wouldn't run. >>> and hundreds got a unique chance today to find work. ktvu's robert honda has more on the auto workers still struggling following last year's plant closure are getting special help. robert? >> reporter: well julia, this was set up to help the workers after the muni plant closed. so for them today it was a chance to see doors opened after the numi gates closed. about 3-400 of these workers came together to find a new job arrest career. the employment center set up by the uaw and federal funds looked at the job site fair, waiting a year for people to get restraining for other fields. one woman, a for
SFGTV2
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
conversation with diane feinstein, the mayor then, and she spoke to the entire class. she spoke for a couple minutes. she planted the seed of public service, and to give of yourself selflessly, the giving of your time and talent. it was something my parents instilled in me early on. serving district 10 is an extension of who i am and a general desire to help improve the quality of life for people in san francisco. >> where do you place yourself on the political spectrum? are you left, right? >> i am more forward-thinking. for me, it is less about being left or right, or moderate or progressive. it is about the issues and creating policies that will have a sustainable and lasting positive impact on the families that live here. it is costly and difficult to do business in san francisco, to raise your children in san francisco. i would like a voice at the table to create policies that will minimize the stigma that san francisco is not a business- friendly city, minimize the stigma of that san francisco prioritizes the rights of dogs over children. we started walking down that path largel
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am PDT
center. we've got overnight road work, quite of bit of it, too. >> and senator diane feinstein will outline her plans to reverse the defense of marriage act. it is federal recognition of gay marriage. >> i'm terry mcsweeney in for eric thomas this morning. >> i'm kristen sze. >> our top story, an all night search continues on the bay this morning for a missing wind surfer. the 62-year-old woman was missing in foster city, here is nick smith. >> reporter: this is the command center that started last night the search continues this morning. i want you to take a look at video that was shot last night when the search begin. kathy kenton was last seen about 400 yards offshore b the area known as wind surf park of san mateo county. helicopters and boats are actively searching the waters where she was last spotted. her husband says she was due back from wind surfing at 5:30 but he became concerned when she did not come back on time. he immediately called 911. the coastguard was notified and since that time multiple agencies have launched a nonstop search effort. >> she does have a wet suit
KOFY
Jul 20, 2011 9:00pm PDT
hearing on shrill this morning. it is the result of senator diane feinstein's bill to repeal the defense of marriage act. that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. it is a law that a california man blames for costing him his home. political reporter mark matthews. >> after a lifetime of being a productive citizen i'm now facing financial chaos. >> reporter: juan put a picture of his spouse on the table this morning as he testified his partner of more than 50 years died earlier this year and wall len, now unable to collect on his partner's social security has been forced to sell their house. >> we served our country. we paid our taxes. we volunteered. we maintained our home. we got married as soon as we were legally able to do so. and yet as i face the future without my spouse it is hard to accept it is the federal government that is throwing me out of my own home. >> senator diane feinstein told the committee the federal defense of marriage act was wrong when it was passed in 1996 and it is wrong today. 27 of my colleagues and myself have introduced the respect for marr
FOX
Jul 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> california senator diane feinstein continued her push to repeal the defense of marriage act. she said americans are now more open. >> as time goes on what i find is more and more people have gay friends, gay relatives, people are much more forward with their thinking about this now. >> reporter: last week the senator introduced the respect for marriage act which would undo the law that bars same sex couples from receiving federal benefits. she said the provisions of the defense of marriage act are wrong and not constitutional. >>> there was a lot of hand holing today at the modern jewish museum in san francisco. the museum's hand holding day was in response to an incident last weekend in which a security guard told a gay couple that hand holding wasn't allowed. the actions sparked outrage from other patrons. >> the guard was immediately removed, immediately removed. the couple who was approached were apologized to and really had a wonderful experience after that. >> reporter: hand holding day coincided with the lgbt family mourning of gertrude stein. >>> 16 bay area kids are prep
NBC
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
couples. diane feinstein challenged the defense of marriage act. we have more. you know how this works. so far along party lines about this issue, isn't it? >> reporter: exactly. no republicans are on board. senator feinstein knows it's a tough fight. they stated her case in front of the senate judiciary committee today to try to repeal the defense of marriage act known as doma. the committee heard from supporters of the act that repealing it would undermine marriage. same sex couples can't get certain federal benefits like filing joint income taxes, receiving spousal benefits, and taking time off under the family and medical leave act. and that feinstein says is unfair. >> same sex couples live their lives like all married couples. they share financial expenses, they raise children together, they care for each other in good times and in bad. but doma denies these couples the rights and benefits. >> reporter: senator feinstein doesn't believe congress will act on her proposal this year but says it's an important first step. so far no republicans have signed on to the legislation. today's h
CNN
Jul 24, 2011 8:00am EDT
," with candy crowley. diane feinstein and tim pawlenty, and representative tom price, and the man who has been at the center of a lot of the debate talks, treasury secretary, timothy geithner, and we will talk to candy and get a preview of her show in a little bit. >>> a bit of relief from the massive heat wave, but not for everybody. >>> and then still no word on whether the players are onboard. >>> the day arrived finally for same sex couples in new york. you are looking at a live picture where these couples have been lining up for the last couple of hours getting ready for the same-sex ceremonies should take place in the city clerk's office. we'll keep our eye on this. it's happening at the bottom of the hour. stay with us. of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice. we'll deliver better service, with thousands of new cell sites... for greater access to all the things you want, whenever you want them. it's the at&t network... and what's possible
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
senator diane feinstein's bill to repeat the 1997 defensive marriage act. it defines marriage as the union between a man and a woman. the white house is ready to fight to repeal it. [ jerry ] i'm a grandfather, a retired teacher, and i count on social security. here's what i'm not... a pushover. right now, some in washington want to make a deal cutting the social security and medicare benefits we worked for. with billions in waste and loopholes, how could they look at us? maybe we seem like an easy target... until you realize... there are 50 million of us. [ female announcer ] tell the politicians: cut waste and loopholes, not our benefits. >>> while american kids are whiling away the summer months at camp, many kids around the world are still in school. the u.s. school year averages 180 days. but most countries have more than 200 days of school. new studies indicate u.s. students are falling behind in global education. the skills and ability to compete internationally. just one in four elementary schools here offers courses in foreign languages. in china, 200 million children are le
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
just before 98. give you more details coming up. >>> time is 6:25. senator diane feinstein will discuss efforts to repeal the defense of marriage act at a press conference today. defines marriage as between a man and a woman. the obama administration has already said it will no longer defend the law in court. three gay couples will talk about the challenges they faced at today's event in washington d.c. senator feinstein's repeal bill will be the focus of a senate committee hearing tomorrow. >>> an anti-violence group reports a spike in hate crimes against bay area gays. it reports violent acts against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender jumped 65% in to 10 from the previous year. the rise in hate crimes just could be tied to the downturn in the u.s. economy. >> groups of people get together they often can figure out who they want to scapegoat and who do we want to sort of target. that's the way the groups sort of bond with each other. >> prosecutors in san francisco say the disturbing trend continued as recently as last  month. >>> pro football's four month lockout may soo
FOX News
Jul 23, 2011 2:00am PDT
40 could put him over the top visa i have 50%. >> laura: kelly ann, "the washington post" piece diane die feinstein, john kerr are are all upset with president obama over these talks about boehner. what's in the plan you? are cutting too much. he can use that can't he, when he goes to the voters and says look, i'm triangulating. i'm moving to the middle, i'm like you. >> he could. i think his problems are deeper than that, laura. if you look at the cross tabs in the fox news poll he see that the story for obama gets worse. 40% approval rating among men and approval rating has a nexus with his electability rating right now. he has been well under 50% with the exception of a very brief bin laden bump earlier this spring. he hasn't been above 50% in his electability and his approval real in over a year since mid 2010. why is that? we all know it's because of the economy and jobs. and when you look at -- we're always told his problem is among liberals. they are mad at him and they will eventually come home. a. pp poll showed a cross over advantage for romney. romney gets 13% of democrats.
FOX News
Jul 22, 2011 11:00pm PDT
could put him over the top visa i have 50%. >> laura: kelly ann, "the washington post" piece diane die feinstein, john kerr are are all upset with president obama over these talks about boehner. what's in the plan you? are cutting too much. he can use that can't he, when he goes to the voters and says look, i'm triangulating. i'm moving to the middle, i'm like you. >> he could. i think his problems are deeper than that, laura. if you look at the cross tabs in the fox news poll he see that the story for obama gets worse. 40% approval rating among men and approval rating has a nexus with his electability rating right now. he has been well under 50% with the exception of a very brief bin laden bump earlier this spring. he hasn't been above 50% in his electability and his approval real in over a year since mid 2010. why is that? we all know it's because of the economy and jobs. and when you look at -- we're always told his problem is among liberals. they are mad at him and they will eventually come home. a. pp poll showed a cross over advantage for romney. romney gets 13% of democrats.
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
take us into the weekend. 8:11. with her words convince him to do it? what senator diane stein fine is -- feinstein is telling ed lee to do but will he do it? >>> it's 58 in corte madera, and fairfax. once the fog burns off, it will be sunny. >>> 8:14. today in afghanistan, the mayor of kandahar was killed in a suicide bomb attack. the bomber hid the bomb inside his turban, then set it off inside city aols hall where the mayor was at a meeting. this comes just days after president hamid karzai's half brother was killed, also in kandahar. the taliban said they committed both of those attacks. >>> the state department issues a tral warning for americans -- travel warning for americans saying al qaeda is planning attacks against u.s. interests all over the world. the u.s. says the death of osama bin laden has raised the risk for anti-violence all over the world. they say the attacks could be in the forms, suicide bombs, kidnappings, and hijackings. >>> alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with why they are delaying a vote planned for today. >> reporter: claudine, that's rig
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